Tag Archives: Cobb’s Mob

Thinking of Dexter Gordon

Saxophonist Dexter Gordon is one of the first names I mention to young students looking to get hip to the sounds of jazz.  Unmistakable for his saxophone sound and rhythmic feel, Dexter’s playing remains easily identifiable among legions of followers and imitators.  I learned a number of standards from his recorded renditions, including It’s You Or No One, Love For… (more…)

Media From 3.29.09

Last Sunday was an exciting day for me as I got a chance to play with the Nashville Jazz Orchestra in the afternoon and lead Cobb’s Mob! at night.  NJO played an afternoon set at the Limelight, and I got a chance to wail on a Mike Crotty arrangement of Dolphin Dance and Christina Watson’s tune Free. I’ll be playing… (more…)

Sound Clips and Photos from 1.25.09

The debut of Cobb’s Mob went off successfully at Cafe CoCo this past Sunday night.  Please enjoy some of the highlights below and feel free to add commentary. – evan Questionable Beliefs Crack or Jack  How High The Moon (by M. Lewis) Wail (by Bud Powell)